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Modeling in Materials Processing

Modeling in Materials Processing
Author: Jonathan A. Dantzig - Charles L. Tucker III
ISBN 13: 9780521779234
ISBN 10: 521779235
Edition: 1
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 2001-11-12
Format: Paperback
Pages: 378
List Price: $84.99

Presenting a unique treatment of modeling in materials processing, integrating metallic and non-metallic materials.


This text offers an integrated treatment of metallic and nonmetallic materials, starting from a foundation of basic concepts of heat transfer and fluid mechanics. Emphasis is on understanding basic physical phenomena and knowing how to include them in a model, with explanations of how to decide which physical phenomena are important in specific applications and material on developing analytical models. Scaling analysis is used as a way to simplify the general governing equations for each individual physical process. Step-by-step exercises are included. The authors teach at the University of Illinois-Urbana- Champaign. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)